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Welcome to the Homepage of the Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Hong Kong's water supply is an indispensable part of the livelihood of the people of Hong Kong and critical to the territory's sustainable and long-term developments. The WSD has the mission to provide reliable and adequate supplies of quality water to a population of over 7.3 million.

To address the challenges brought by climate change, we are establishing a six-pronged water supply structure riding on the three current water sources including local yield, Dongjiang water and seawater for flushing, and adding to them three new ancillary water sources which are not susceptible to climate change including desalinated water, reclaimed water, and recycled grey water and harvested rainwater. These six water sources will become our future pillars giving us assurance of water security and reliable supply.

Mindful of our precious water resources, we aim at reducing the per capita water consumption by 10% by 2030 (using 2016 as base year) by taking forward a host of measures through water conservation, water loss management in both government and private water mains, and conversion to salt water or reclaimed water for flushing in areas which are currently using fresh water for flushing.

WSD always attach great importance to drinking water safety and we will continue to provide drinking water in full compliance with the Hong Kong Drinking Water Standards and take forward the Action Plan launched by the Government on 21 September 2017 to further enhance the drinking water safety at consumers’ taps.

Together with my staff, please be assured that we would continue to strive for our best to provide Hong Kong with a quality water supply service.

This Homepage, which has recently been revamped, provides information on our work, services and latest news. I hope you will find it informative, useful and user-friendly. If you have any comments or suggestions on this Homepage, our work or services, please do let us know. We would like to hear from you as we believe that your opinions are invaluable and will help us understand your needs and only through this understanding shall we be able to provide a quality customer-oriented service.

Mr. WONG Chung-leung, JP

Director of Water Supplies


Director of Water Supplies, Mr. WONG Chung-leung, JP

Mr. WONG Chung-leung, JP

  Director of Water Supplies